Jeddah (March 01, 2018): The Chairman of Saudi Arabia’s General Sport Authority (GSA), Turki al-Sheikh, signed an exclusive 10-year contract with the WWE to hold wrestling competitions in the kingdom. the Saudi Press Agency reported Wednesday.
Turki Al-Sheikh, Chairman of the Saudi General Sports Authority, signed the exclusive agreement with WWE’s Vince McMahn in the Saudi capital Riyadh.The deal means the entertainment brand holding a number of events featuring some of the most famous wrestlers in the world.
The agreement will see Saudi wrestling fans enjoying events such as “Royal Rumble”, “Tag Team”, “Raw Title”, and “Peace.”
WWE will organize these events using different methods, in terms of production and output, that will present the competitions in a unique way for the Saudi public.The signing of this international agreement falls in line with other developmental international sporting initiatives organized by GSA.
Riyadh recently hosted the King Salman Chess Cup, the Cars Championship, and the Riyadh International Marathon, which witnessed more than 30 thousand participants.
The Kingdom is preparing to host the Super World Boxing Cup final on the Mohammed Ali Clay Cup in May in Jeddah, as well as the Grand Prix, and many other sporting events.